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. the crash involved a chp patrol car and it is tying up traffic near the embarcadero exit. christie smith has been on the scene all morning long. she joins us with the latest on the investigation. christie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is a horrible violent accident. the chp accident investigation team is on scene. we have two lanes of 101 shutdown this morning. one person is dead. a 24-year-old woman riding in the suv with her family this morning. there is debris on the roadway, including bags. the car lost a tire and that is where officers are telling us the suv started to roll. it started at 6:45 this morning with a work truck that was pulled over on the shoulder northbound 101 at the embarcadero exit. the driver trying to fix a flat tire on the truck. a chp officer in a patrol car comes up to help. they exchange words and the offic officer pulls over into front of the truck. then the gold suv lexus hit the rear of the patrol car and flipped several times. two people were ejected, including the 24-year-old, this is a family from san bruno. >> a family of six, mother and fa
the crash involving more than 150 vehicles. >>> and it's a choice that has niners fans taking sides. smith or cap nick. >>> we are tracking a cold night tonight for black friday shoppers. temperatures are plummeting in the north bay with low 40s. we'll tell you who could hit 30s. no travel delays due to weather if you're picking somebody up from the airports it looks good. we'll tell you about the travel trouble spots on the roads. >> also, my nieces, cindy and mckenzie in oklahoma. happy holidays and happy thanksgiving. >>> two people are dead and dozens more are spending the day in the hospital after a massive pileup on the freeway. it happened on interstate 10 near beaumont, texas. while the traffic was cleared, it was so foggy at 8:00 this morning, drivers could not see the car or truck in front of them. up to 150 vehicles were involved in the pileup, including fedex trucks full of delivery boxes. >>> here in california, six people have died in collisions across the state. four of them were not wearing seat belts. it's a story we hear too often. stephanie chuang has the story of a pers
, the quarterback controversy has been settled. alex smith is out. jim harbaugh told smith that colin will start against the saints. smith has been out with a concussion. but reportedly, this decision has nothing to do with his help and everything to do with the second-year quarterback. he had a sizzling performance on monday night. we'll have more on the story later in the newscast. >>> coming up, the bay area man killed in action receives a special award. >> he was proud of the work he was doing. but he didn't try to use it for his own gain or advantage or anything. >> tonight, his family remembers his life-changing work in afghanistan. >>> then, the mammogram debate re-igni re-ignited. >>> and good evening. i'm jeff raineri in the weather center. we're tracking that holiday forecast. here's a start for you. temperatures going to be a lot colder tomorrow morning than we've been used to. >>> a new study is stirring debate about the study of mammograms. it says 1 million women who received mammograms over the past three decades were diagnosed with early stage breast cancer. but only a small perc
smith monday night and the nfl noticed. that's next. >>> is there a doctor onboard? not something you want to hear at 30,000 feet. >> what are the chances you're going to need a doctor and how often do medical emergencies happen in the air? the investigative reporter says it does happen, frequently. in fact, every day. shea talked to the airlines about it or did try. >> reporter: we tried, jessica, but the airlines won't talk about it on camera and they aren't required to report in-flight medical emergencies. the faa does require airline attendants know how to administer cpr. medical kits and a defibrillator must be onboard. still, no one knows exactly how often passengers need that help. >> ladies and gentlemen, we have a medical emergency. >> reporter: it's something many travelers fear. >> it's a scary thing to 0 think each and every one of us is at risk. >> reporter: this woman's mother needed medical attention on a plane. >> we never expected her to die. she was on a trip. she was supposed to come home the next week. >> reporter: just minutes after the flight took off in phoenix,
's go to christie smith at sfo where many people spent the night. how are things going over there? >> reporter: good morning, marla. the sunshine was the best thing that travelers could hope for. when we got here overnight, it was dumping at sfo. since then, it stopped. there was a threat of a rain delay for some flights. we haven't seen that happen. we have seen crowds come and go. some coming so early they had a chance to get some sleep. they didn't have turkey yet, but the sleepy effects of the holiday hit early. travelers arrive three hours early just to beat the rush. >> i'm going los angeles to be with my family and i decided to be here early knowing there will be so many people here. i would rather be early and expecting a lot of people. >> reporter: jill johnson and family packed their electronics to try to pass the time. the family is headed on a long flight to belize. >> just hoping not everyone was here when i was here. i hope the lines are shorter than what they normally are. >> reporter: security lines swelled at times and snaking around terminal two. just what the ea
-to-wall coverage. barbara dell is at the windiest spot. the summit on highway 19. and christie smith, live at the bay bridge toll plaza, talking to frustrated drivers and checking on those flight delays but the woman of the hour, cristina loren is here in san jose outside the studio, with what happened and what is still to come, good morning, christina. >> hey, good morning to you, marla. we recontrolled roles, if you were on the summit earlier today and now, i'm live in san jose. san jose, you have not even felt the brunt of this storm. that is the case along the peninsula. it looks like the north face has been slammed the hardest. but what i can tell you about these shower, they are definitely steady and we're also getting very steady wind gusts from time to time making it hard to hold on to the umbrella. let's talk about where the showers are currently position and what's to come. right now, the front is primarily draped over the east bay and extends all the way southward to the santa cruz mountainses. i want to talk about some of the substantial wind gusts so far. as you may well know,
jim harbaugh isn't saying whether he'll start alex smith or colin kaepernick, and has not confided with either player about his decision. he does acknowledge smith is close to being cleared to play after suffering a concussion two weeks ago. and he adds there is no benefit to releasing his choice in the final days before a big nfc matchup. >>> professional hockey still iced out. the national hockey league announced today that all regular season games have been canceled through december 14th, including at the shark tank. the nhl says it's because the players association still does not have a new collective bargaining agreement. the league also canceled the all-star weekend scheduled for january 26th. >>> if you're going to head out shop organize go to christmas in the park, it's a great day to do it. let's check in with chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. >> it was kind of mild out here for this time of the year. as the radar turns around, we're currently finding dry conditions across the north bay, east bay, also the south bay. if you're getting in the car heading anywhere, take it s
tomorrow for the 49ers, c kaepernick or smith. >>> coming up, a ground breaking liver cancer treatment close to approval and bay area researchers are leading the way. >>> a team of scientists led by bay area doctors are studying a new use of the smallpox vaccine that may prolong the life of people with untreatable liver cancer. it involves injecting genetically engineered smol smallpox vaccine directly into their tumors. it alerts the immune system to attack only the cancerous cells. if it's approved it would be one of only two options available for people with liver cancer who have stopped responding to chemo and raid aegs asian. the treatment is in clinical trials at 47 sites worldwide including stanford. >>> and we want to thank you for watching "nbc bay area news tonight at 5:00." we have more news coming up at 6:00. of course, next is "nightly news at 5:30" and we will see you back here in half hour. >>> on this saturday night, cashing in. millions go in search of must have deals. the big stores are packed but a lot of folks are thinking small tonight, including the leader of the
with murdering two teenagers who broke into his house thanksgiving day. byron david smith has admitted to shooting them more times than needed. >>> former space shuttle commander scott kelly and russian cosmonaut mikhail kornienko will spend an entire year aboard the international space station beginning 2015. their mission will be to produce medical information about long space flights, like a trip to mars. >>> and a rare photograph of the iceberg suspected of sinking the titanic in 1912 will be auctioned off next month. the photo taken two days before the sinking is similar to sketches made by titanic crew members. it could sell for up to $10,000. >>> now for a tuesday morning check on wall street, the dow closed at 12,967 after falling 42 points yesterday. the s&p lost two but the nasdaq gained nine. >>> in overseas trading this morning, the nikkei added 34 points but in hong kong the hang seng was down 17. >>> well, cyber monday figures are still being tallied, but according to at least one estimate, online sales were up 26% just by noon yesterday. all of that wheeling and dealing
stone on tape. these tapes were recorded by a record executive named joe smith who once ran warner records while working on a book in the '80s, he conducted over 200 hours of interviews on tape. as you'll hear from the stars, they helped fill in some blank spots in modern music history. ♪ >> for starters, we get to hear ray charles explain why he can never sing the same song the same way twice. especially when people want to hear it exactly the way it is on the record. >> i sing, i can't stop loving you, true. i sing georgia, true. ain't no way i can sing georgia the same way -- >> a lot of the newly released independent views have to do with the stones and the beatles. mick jagger speaks candidly about the competition between the two. >> i think it's very competitive. it's a very competitive business. >> paul mccartney says the two bands actually got along in a sweet way. then goes on to talk about the fab four. mccartney who admits to a strong sense of commercialism gives a candid assessment of his mates. saying john and ringo had natural wit. george had seriousness. and abilit
a lot to talk about. everyone has an opinion on the quarterback situation. they believe that alex smith should reclaim his job next sunday. now that could be a tough move to make. it looks like the quarterback controversy is back to square one. >> alex smith is our starting quarterback. he had not done anything to lose that job. in fact he's playing at a high level. also he started games and played very well in those games. this season's quarterback position has been shared. at the end of the season you look back and say it was shared. so i think the thing that is best for us is we have two good guys. >>> well, bad news for kyle williams. he will miss the rest of the season after suffering a torn acl yesterday in new orleans. his injury openeds the door for the first round pick aj jenkins to finally get playing time. over on the other side, the raiders. there is good news. he is expected to return after missing three games with a high ankle sprain. silver and black, they can get right to work immediately. it would be greatly appreciated. oakland was on the wrong end of another blow out.
each of these will come in. >>> and we're in the comcast sports net studio. alden smith has a chip on his shoulder. literally. plus, a familiar figure emerges, and he wants to lead the cal bears back to bowl game glory. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>> it's pretty interesting. it's part clock and part mechanical marvel. it made its debut in san jose today. >> it will make your jaw drop. scott gives you the first look. >> if technology could ever merge with poetry, you might get something like this. the climate clock, a big machine with a big agenda. >> this
and the present. everybody, that is, except -- >> alex smith is our starting quarterback. he has not done anything to lose that job. in fact, he's playing at a very high level. also, colin kaepernick, you can't categorize him as a backup quarterback. who is going to start at quarterback this week, my experience has been, both guys were struggling, myself and somebody else, we're struggling at the time, who is struggling less? you know? we'll start them this week. this is a unique situation to my own experience because both played extremely well. >> all right. no controversy here. just bad news. wide receiver, kyle williams, done for the season. he tore his acl yesterday in the win over the saints. kendall hunter hurt his ankle on the very same play. no word on the severity of hunter's injury. >>> college hoops. san jose state at allen fieldhouse, taking on kansas. the jayhawks led by 23 in the second half. here comes san jose state. james kinney a drain from three. it's a seven-point game late. in the final minute, on the defensive. he had a triple-double, including 12 blocks. kansas hangs on to w
nicole smith's little girl is modeling for the clothing brand guess just like her mother did. we'll have more on that story. >>> we're also going to tell you about a recent health scare for oprah winfrey. >> we want to begin with cyber monday, big success. diana alvear is live from phoenix at the amazon.com fulfillment center. good morning to you. >> reporter: lots of happy faces on the floor this morning. now that it's clear the consumers were out in full force, shopping with their laptops, their devices, turning amaz amazon.com into their top online destination. whether you were shopping from home or on the go, cyber monday seems to have been a monster success. >> we should see somewhere around $1.5 billion of spending by consumers online. >> reporter: game-changer this year, smartphones, tablets and other devices. ibm's research estimates the number of shoppers using mobile devices on cyber monday grew more than 20% over last year. that very convenience could cost brick and mortar retailers. it's called showrooming. consumers look at products they want, perhaps even test them out, all
your advisory board? >> yes. >> so sheriff smith has called for some government accountability. he's a san jose businessman with a financial resume showing more than $10 million owed to the federal government, the state of california, and dozens of bay area business partners. now many are calling for even more accountability. >> i could have stayed home today, but i want to do -- excuse me. i want to do my part to make sure he's brought to justice. >> somebody's got to investigate it. somebody's got to do something. >> he doesn't deserve to be out in the streets. >> we have learned the california department of corporations and the department of motor vehicles have turned over their files to the santa clara county district attorney for possible charges. on the phone, ron says he doesn't want to comment on our investigation. we do intend to talk with you about all that missing money before your next bankruptcy hearing. raj. >> okay, tony. thank you. a tipline now is a great way to contact us, tony, or anyone else in our investigative unit. you see the number here. 888-996-tips or sen
in need. as nbc bay area kristi smith showed us, volunteers say they feel just as thankful as the guests they serve. >> reporter: by 6:00 the lines were moving. daniel carving up the ham for the seventh year in a row for one reason. >> the satisfaction and ability to help people. >> reporter: even after 30 years the reverend here sees a long future serving warm holiday meals. >> as long as i k.they will have to take me out on a stretcher. i'm going to be here as long as i can. i really can. >> reporter: outside the lynx were line. williams said he's seeing more young people and seniors. some of the volunteers come back year after year as their own thanksgiving tradition. for others this is their first time out and they come for very personal reasons. >> i went through a hard year myself. i lost my job, came very close to homelessness myself. i could very easily have been out there, you know, standing in line. >> reporter: inside a real sense of relief, planning that started way back in august, finally hot and ready, the food mostly donated. they serve year round but the holiday is specia
quarterback is going to start for the 49ers this weekend when they face the saints. alex smith or colin kaepernick? we'll tell you one guy who may have let the cat out of the bag and find out if coach is still dodging the tough question. >>> enjoy the weather now, because changes are on the way. let's check in with chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. >> at least another day or so of milder weather before we start to get some rainfall back across the bay area. right now, doppler radar showing dry conditions in santa rosa, san francisco, down to san jose. we are storm free. some of these drier winds we had filter in today produced near record setting heat. 73 in south san jose. that was one of the warmest. cupertino 71 and east san jose at 70. numbers are dropping and quickly. up in the north day, 51 in napa. down here towards sunnyvale, 55. let's take you outside and the bay bridge approach is slammed and busy. christmas in the park in san jose, marla is out here for that tree lighting ceremony tonight. a lot of action happening no matter where you are across the bay area. if you are doing
a hit on nbc besides us. >> crazy. >> that's supposed to be funny. >>> so anna nicole smith's daughter is now 6 years old. . annie lynn. >> i can't believe she's 6. >> they didn't know who the daddy was, all of that. she's now the newest face of guess kids. her mom was a famous guess model. the campaign kicks off in january. the father is photographer larry burkhead. i think this is just to be a tribute to her mom, but we'll see. >> anyway, so she's been modeling a little bit, so we'll take a look. ♪ >> cute. >> adorable. oh, she's got her mom's smile. wow, she has her mom's smile. >> she does. >> it's almost uncanny, she's adorable. >> anyway by wish that little girl well. >>> speaking of interesting models, this is an unlikely model. a chinese grandfather, he's 72 years old. i guess his granddaughter started a clothing line and while she was having friends over, he decided he was going to try on a jacket, it looked good, everyone laughed. he put on another one. ultimately he's the face of her clothing line. let's see how grandpa looks. >> that's grandpa? >> are you kidding? >> i wi
to her. >> fantastic. >>> good morning. i'm laura garcia-cannon. we have christie smith at the scene of a major crash that killed one and injured five others. how did it happen? >> reporter: i heard from the chp a horrible accident on the 101. a person is dead and several critical. here's what we know. it started were a truck disabled on the northbound and driver trying to change a tire. the chp pulled up on the shoulder and an suv hit the patrol car. the officer injured. non-life threatening. the suv rolls over and lands on the ramp. six people inside. two evicthejected and one died. two minor injuries. they are saying alcohol is not suspected in this. three of the four lanes are blocked at the oregon expressway at least until 1:00 this afternoon. a horrible scene out here this morning. that's the latest from here. reporting in palo alto, christie smith. back to you. >> it will be a mess there for some time. another local news update is coming up in half an hour. we hope to see you then. [ maraca shaking ] ♪ ♪ oh dole-dole-dole ♪ it is a juice for the soul ♪ you can't go wro
-old reagan smith is much more than a rising star. diana alviar will tell us reagan is also a survivor. >> reporter: when reagan smith sings -- ♪ i wanna no when >> reporter: the questions come from the heart. >> like how long i'd have this disease because i still have it. i'm just in like temporary remission. >> reporter: in first grade, reagan began to bruise and cuts refused to heal. tests raised more questions. >> i can remember sitting in the car in the driveway and said how much do you know about blood diseases? she had an autoimmune disorder, her body was attacking her platelets. >> you need your platelets to protect you against bleeding. you'll bump yourself, you'll bruise. >> reagan's case was worse than most. medicine and chemotherapy didn't work, so doctors decided to take out her spleen. having itp meant having to give up the things she loved most, riding horses, playing volleyball, even jumping on the trampoline in her own backyard. >> i kind of felt like, you know, known as the sick kid. but her parents were determined not to let her illness define her. >> so we said no
a child every 45 minutes. >> that's dr. gary smith, just out with this landmark study in the journal of pediatrics, for the first time looking at bounce house injuries nationwide over the last two decades. >> between 2008 and 2010, there was a doubling of injuries. the curve looks like this. >> it happened to little cassie stapleton. did you think your daughter could be hurt in a bouncy house? >> never, never. >> she was coming down the slide, when she fell, breaking her arm in two places. we're all guilty of it, you turn your back, think the kids are safe. >> absolutely. even the floor is soft. you think nothing can happen to them, but that's not the case. >> reporter: according to the study, sprains and fractures, some to the head and neck. 43% caused by falls, most inside the bounce house, with some kids bouncing out of it. 16% of injuries caused by other kids, collisions and rough-housing. what should parents do? >> consider limiting the use of kids 6 years and older. >> make sure the kids playing inside are all around the same age. a 7 1/2 year old shouldn't be in there with 3 1
at the bay bridge, i'm christy smith. >> right now, let's check back in with meteorologist christina loren. what's the weather outlook? >> we're expecting the worst of it between 8:00 and 10:00. we'll tart to see the showers held up slightly around the 11:00 hour. that's your sustained speed. in san jose, we've got 25-mile-per-hour winds. and gusts up to 40 to 50 miles per hour from time to type. the heaviest band of moisture pushing on shore. san jose still relatively dry. once that rain starts, we're in this wet pattern all the way through the beginning of monday. let's check on your drive with mike. >> here's the san mateo bridge. a little farther south than the bay bridge. soupy conditions coming over into that midst and the drizzle and the rain. look at the peninsula side. 101, slow through san mateo. the green shows you wet conditions. blue is ponding and puddling. all along highway 101 as well. the entire area of the peninsula. in the south bay, it's kind of ringing the freeway. really bogging down. >> we'll be back in half an hour with the latest in our storm watch coverage. send y
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